Guests Have Requests As Well

Guest RequestsThe guest request system that I have in place has proved very popular with many clients.When a client confirms a booking with me they are sent a username/password that gives them access to the client area of my website. One section in here is the Guest request system, which gives them  a link and a password that they can send to their guests to enable them to make some music requestsThe
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A Father And Daughter Dance With A Twist

The father of the bride and bride asked me to do a mix of some songs so that they could funk it up to start the night with a bang.                                    They didn't practice and I think they did a marvellous job.
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A Dancefloor Dilema - Solved

Something to be aware of is that at most weddings many of the ladies will be wearing new shoes. This can present an issue by the time the evening entertainment comes around, as by then many may have been wearing the shoes for 7 hours or more and so what often happens is that many remove their shoes and dance barefoot on the dancefloor. The problem arises because there will always be people
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How Long Does It Take You To Set Up

It generally takes me under an hour to set up all of the sound & lighting equipment, and I will usually arrive at the venue just over an hour and a half before the start time. If that’s not early enough, you always have the option of an early set up.Sometimes, due to limited space at the venue, the only time the DJ can set-up is when the room is “turned around”. This is when the tables are
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The Reason For Suggesting Song Request Limit

A few couples that have booked me have asked why I have limits as to how many songs can be requested, and it’s always hard to explain why, without sounding arrogant.One of the main problems is that whenever I’m given a long list of requests to play, I feel compelled to try to stick to the list as much as possible, and so do not make so many of my own choices, even though often there are tracks
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Playlists For A Wedding Are They Necessary ?

Just a little story to example that sometimes its good to take time out to consider compiling a playlist or if you are a guest making an on line request.As a quick explanation all clients that book me get access to a music database whereby the bride and groom are able to compile a playlist of songs to be played at their Wedding and they also get information to pass onto their evening guests whereby
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The Best Wedding DJ !

Who Is The Best Wedding DJ ?Recently I met with a couple to discuss their wedding day which was in a new quirky venue.  They told me of the type of wedding they were looking for, the type of atmosphere they wanted to create if possible, music they definitely did want and music they definitely didn’t want. After listening to what they wanted I explained how I might be able to help, and the
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Anyone Dancing @ Middleton Lodge,Newton Hall Or Anywhere In Between

The majority of couples when planning their entertainment for their wedding imagine in their head that if the dance floor is full then all their guests are having a great time and the night is a success.However, at almost every wedding there is an uncle that will never go near a dance floor in his life, someone else with maybe a disability that doesn’t enable them to dance, the drinkers that
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The First Dance Ideas @ Durham Castle,Eshott Hall Or Anywhere In Between

With a dozen things on the wedding checklist, the first dance is often a last minute consideration for many couples. We all remember those Julia Roberts rom-coms with the classic, ever-romantic first dance scenes, but not every couple is sold on the idea of timeless tear-jerkers. To follow are some alternative ideas to help couples break away from the customary first dance and plan something different
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Designer Wedding DJ Starts The Xmas Party Season @ Wynyard Hall... Its Christmas !!

Well the Christmas party season is upon us and there is no better place to start than @ Wynyard Hall.The occassion being the Durham Law Society Christmas ball, the date 3rd December 2013 .The guys were having a Hollywood Themed Evening and decided to go for red moodlighting and thought that the 6ft flame lights wouild also be appropriate.After 290 Students were fed and watered ( however i did
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What Music Should The DJ Have Knowledge Of ?

Here's a little story.I got a telephone enquiry today and the bride to be who was in her early twenties asked me what was my favourite tune from the charts.Obviously testing my musical knowledge.Reply "Storm Queen  Look Right Through" Check it out very nice tune!Then later today I went and got my haircut, not very Rock n Roll and what has that got to do with musical knowledge.Patience people.The
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Keep Your Guests Happy @ your Wedding Disco

The guest request system that I have in place has proved very popular with many clients.When a client confirms a booking with me they are sent a username/password that gives them access to the client area of my website. One section in here is the Guest request system, which gives them  a link and a password that they can send to their guests to enable them to make some music requestsThe guests
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When Is the Right Time To Have The First Dance ?

Good Question.What is the right time? that is different at every wedding and depends on many factors- the weather, the atmosphere, how long since the meal finished, how big the meal was, have the evening guests arrived yet and had time to have a drink or two and a few others as well. If the venue has a nice terrace/veranda etc and the weather is very warm they invariably will stand outside for a while
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Wynyard Hall Open Day 28th July 2013 See You There

Wynyard are hosting an open day on 28th July 2013 and following on from the supplier status I have been invited to attend.Drop by and have a chat I will have my equipment set up.http://www.wynyardhall.co.uk/whats_on/info/4#sthash.41xzAlvmSee you there.
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Wynyard Hall Recommended Supplier

I now appear in the Wynyard Hall suppliers list as found on their website.This seemed to coincide with taking some promotional shots of the Conservatory 'washed in colour'The lights can be set to any static colour or for a more exciting look they can also be set to sound to light and will react to the beats of the music. There are numerous options to the lighting that you can have on the evening
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Produce Your Own Playlist or Leave It To The DJ - You Decide

I am primarily a Wedding DJ in the North East however I also DJ Parties of various types including birthdays and corporate functions.With all of these different type of clients the music range can be everything from a waltz to full on Dance music.A client may tell me that they like 90’s music that range is massive as an example the database I use has 2491 songs listed as released in the UK for 1990
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How Long before You Are Ready ?

At Weddings where there is limited space often it can be a requirement that the disco sets up after the Wedding Breakfast has finished, and the question that many DJs are asked is how long will it take to setup?It generally takes me around 45 minutes to set up all of the sound & lighting equipment, and I will usually arrive at the venue well over an hour before the start time.Very often at weddings
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idisco A New Trend For Mobile Discos In The North East ? Dont Think So

I DJ’ed a Wedding last week at an undisclosed venue and ended up chatting to one of the Event staff at the end of the night who told me of a new trend .Being a bit of a trendy guy I enquire what this new trend was.                                                    
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So you want to get your request played! @ Wynyard Hall ( or anywhere ) Interested then read this guide

I am a DJ based in Durham covering the North East with a mobile disco and DJ services however the below guide is Universal ……. International even!  Some people genuinely seem to believe that DJs won’t play their requests and thus you can read it in their body language when they approach to ask for a request. No doubt there are awful DJs around or DJs with oversize ego’s that don’t
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Hey DJ Play My Song ! @ Wynyard Hall Durham Castle Or Any Venue

I’ve  been DJ’ing for many years and have DJ’ed in clubs,  parties and Weddings in many venues  and one thing that seems to be the same in many events or Weddings are guests asking for requests from the DJ.OK what’s strange about that I hear you cry ?I will continue…… The person making the request then expects the request to be played immediately. Most people are OK
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Uplighting @ Wynyard Hall

I had an enquiry in for mood lighting at Wynyard Hall in blue which I hadn't done before.I arranged a meeting with the client to meet up @ Wynyard and gave the lights a blast.                       Imagine the full room dressed in blue LED lights, stunning.It was worth the drive as the clients happy.www.designerweddingdj.co.uk
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Why Pay More Than £100 For A DJ In The North East

When two people get engaged and then begin planning a wedding it can at first seem extremely daunting, faced with the enormity of organising such a huge event, and very often without any experience of organising anything this big, it is very easy for it to get quite overwhelming especially with all the advice, much of it conflicting, that is offered by so many people. A multitude of things have
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There's Always One - If Your Lucky

Ok your stood there behind the decks, trying to mix it up on the dancefloor. Could be a Disco @ Wynyard Hall  Guyzance Hall or anywhere in-between.It doesn't really matter where it is you can guarantee without exception someone at some stage during the night will come and request a song.Well whats unusual or strange about that i hear you cry after all I am theWedding DJ at
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